Month: August 2017

OPEC: Nigeria’s oil facilities obsolete, pushes down production in July

Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has said that Nigeria’s crude oil production dropped by 150, 000 barrels per day (b/pd) in July. An OPEC data indicated that the country’s production was said to have crashed after a disruption on the Trans Niger pipeline, in the Niger Delta region. However, confirming disruption of production,… Read More »

Month: August 2017

Uber name Iranian-American Dara Khosrowshahi as new CEO

Uber, the popular ride-hailing service announced Dara Khosrowshahi as its new chief executive on Monday. The company has recently dealt with a range of controversies from an internal culture of sexual harassment and discrimination, a legal tussle with tech giant, Google, a severed relationship with drivers and investors and a #DeleteUber movement that stemmed from… Read More »

Month: August 2017

Why President Buhari’s fight against corruption is not yielding result – Wike

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has blamed the ineffectiveness of President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight against corruption on the inability of national institutions to act independently. Governor Wike spoke during a courtesy visit by officials of Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, UK, to Government House, Port Harcourt, yesterday. Wike noted that “political… Read More »

Month: August 2017

Olori Wuraola confirms marriage break-up with Oni of Ife

After weeks of rumours and denials over the stability of the royal union between the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, and his wife, Olori Wuraola, the curtain was closed on the royal wedlock on Wednesday as the estranged wife of the monarch walked away from the marriage. She made public that the 17… Read More »

Month: August 2017

Hundreds Of Cameroon Fans Storm Uyo

Hundreds of supporters of the Indomitable Lions will storm Uyo for Friday’s 2018 Russia World Cup qualifier against the Super Eagles. About 350 fans from the supporters club will storm Nigeria to give backup to the reigning Africa champions on Friday The first of the two-leg encounter will kick off by 5pm on Friday at… Read More »

Month: August 2017

82 days after, Evans pleads guilty to kidnapping in court

Eighty-two days after he was arrested by the Police, the suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, otherwise known as Evans, was on Wednesday arraigned before an Ikeja High Court, Lagos. Evans, who walked into the courtroom around 8:57 am amidst tight security was arraigned by the Lagos State Government before Justice Hakeem Oshodi alongside his accomplices… Read More »

Month: August 2017

Strike: Osibanjo takes over, leads FG negotiating team with ASUU

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, is expected to lead the federal government negotiation team meeting with striking university lecturers, rescheduled to hold today The Minister for Labour, Employment and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige, told newsmen on Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council meeting, that Mr Osinbajo will now lead the negotiations. Recall that ASUU, have been… Read More »

Month: August 2017

N78bn severance pay: Ex-Nigeria Airways workers petition Buhari

Worried by alleged face-off between the Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika and Chairman, Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit (PICA), Dikwa, over the disbursement of N78bn severance benefits, former workers of Nigeria Airways based in Accra, Ghana, Lome, Togo, Yaounde, Cameroon, Benin and Gabon, have petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari over their plight. The workers,… Read More »

Month: August 2017

Magu gives account as EFCC recovers N434.76bn in 8 months

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has given an account of his stewardship, saying that the agency under his watch has recovered a whopping N434.76billion between January to August 2017. Magu also stated that the EFCC has made a lot of achievements in both assets recovery and… Read More »

Month: August 2017

Kwara Youths Shun Saharareporters As Court Adjourns To Sept.14

Kwara youths on Wednesday August 30th 2017 shunned all entreaties and financial inducements by the associates of the online Tabloid known as Sahara reporters to throng the Kwara state high court complex, Ilorin in solidarity with the controversial online media platform, over a suit between Sowore/Sahara Reporters and the Senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki. Instead,… Read More »